My job is Senior Lecturer in New Technology in Teaching in the Institute of Educational Technology at the UK's Open University.
I'm a member of IET's Technology Enhanced Learning group. My research interests are in online learning as social practice: literacy in the digital university, virtual learning communities, cultural Issues in e-learning. I also act as advisor on module design and evaluation to the OU Faculty of Health and Social Care.
PhD in Educational Technology (A Computer-Based Strategy for Foreign Language Vocabulary Learning)
MSc in Artificial Intelligence (Intelligent Knowledge-Based Systems)
BEd Hons (Educational Drama)
Advising the OU's Faculty of Health and Social Care on the design of modules and the interpretation of student feedback and learning systems usage data.
Literacy in the Digital University - social and cultural approaches to the study of multimodal textual practices in Higher Education.
Follow-up to ESRC-funded seminar series 'LIteracy in the Digital University' (2009-2011): a co-edited book with Mary Lea, 'Literacy in the Digital University: learning as social practice in a digital world' published by Routledge June 2013
last updated 06-Jul-2012